Vincenzo Bellini's "La Sonnambula" Opera, a two-piece work on a Felice Romani libretto, was presented at the first absolute audition in Romania on Sunday evening at the Cultural Palace in Targu Mureş at the end of the second editions of the Virginia Zeani International Opera Festival
The musical accompaniment was provided by Moldova's National Philharmonic Orchestra "Sergei Lunchevici" directed by Cristian Sandu, and the performance of the State Philharmonic Choir of Târgu Mureş, directed by Vasile Cazan, the leading concept of Andras Kürthy in Budapest
From the distribution of "La Sonnambula "was the soprano Mirella Bunoaica (Amina), bass Marius Boloş (Rodolfo), tenor Ştefan von Korch (Elvino) soprano Eszter Zemleny (Lisa), bass Slavis Besedin (Alessio), mezzosopher Alexandra Leşiu (Teresa) and tenor Levente Szabo ).
"Sonnambula" is a very special work, very rarely performed due to its complexity.
"We are very proud that we are very proud of the" Serghei Lunchevici "National Philharmonic of Moldova, Svetlana Bivol, and it is an honor for us to be part of this event, the international festival "Virginia Zeani" Târgu Mureş. It's absolutely amazing, for her name, her personality marks everyone, I think she from far away, from abroad, helps the organizers to We have participated in many festivals, along with Italy, Spain and Russia, but this is a special aura. We co-sponsored the finals of Assoluta Virginia Zeani Canto, Romania's International Grand Prix and now "La Sonnambula" by Vincenzo Bellini, an absolute premiere in Romania. I would also like to go to Chisinau because it is a very rare work. Belli Nis most popular opera is "Norma", which is also played at the Opera House in Chisinau, but "La Sonnambula" is very special, says Svetlana Bivol.
She said that this work's music is "absolute", as only Bellini knew how to compose, and that he was equally impressed with how his orchestra worked with Romanian conductor Cristian Sandu.
"I was impressed by this conductor Cristi Sandu, by the way, working, explaining, asking and the musicians responded very well to such exigencies. It's very important to know what to ask about. The orchestra of the National Philharmonic Orchestra" Serghei Lunchevici "from the Republic of Moldova came to the festival in Târgu Mureş with 41
Conductor Cristian Sandu is a permanent guest of all Romanian philharmonic orchestras, but and the national orchestra in Ukraine, radio orchestra in Kiev, "Bruno Maderna" orchestra in Forli and the "Mediterranea Chamber Orchestra" in Palermo. He leads the orchestra and opera class of the "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy in Cluj-Napoca.
The International Opera Festival "Virginia Zeani" took place in Târgu Mureş, Reghin and Solovăstru, from Monday to Sunday, Five concerts were planned during this range. Agerpres